Nutcracker Ballet - El Paso (TX)

Performances
NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet
The Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Center
Saturday, December 31, 2022 - 3:00 pm
Saturday, December 31, 2022 - 7:00 pm
915.231.1100

Experience NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet 2022 in El Paso, TX

This Christmas, bring the whole family back to a simpler time with NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet! The acclaimed holiday tradition is LIVE in theaters for the 30th Anniversary tour. Gather friends and family to re-live your fondest childhood dreams, overflowing with larger-than-life puppets, breath-taking acrobatics and dazzling costumes. Experience the exquisite artistry of the international cast, featuring stars of Ukraine ballet, performing at the highest level of classical technique. Share in the message of Peace and Harmony at The Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Center in El Paso!

The Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Center In El Paso

Welcome to the home of NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet in El Paso: The Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Center! The Plaza opened in 1930 as both a modern film house and a stage production venue. Commonly referred to as "The Showplace of the Southwest," the Plaza was once the largest theater between Dallas and Los Angeles. It boasts elaborate architecture and decor, and has hosted concerts, stage shows, and movies. 

El Paso Partner Ballet Studios: British Ballet Academy and For the Love of Dance

Nutcracker wouldn’t be Nutcracker without the local Children’s cast! Dancing along side the full international professional cast are local El Paso children.

British Ballet Academy has proudly been instructing El Paso dance students for over 40 years. They currently mentor over 350 families from El Paso, Fort Bliss and the surrounding area. The studio offers classes in jazz, tap, and ballet for all skill levels and ages. Director and Choreographer for Ballet, Kirsty O-Connell, has been a faculty member of British Ballet Academy for 30 years. She is an associate member of the National Dance Association and International Tap Association, as well as a former winner of the Senior Texas Division Winner Jazz Competition.

For the Love of Dance is passionate about the art of dance. Although specialized in classical ballet, they also offer classes to other forms of expressions. The school strives to provide a place of growth and learning and instill students with self-discipline, commitment, and confidence. Curriculum combines high quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development and consists of a comprehensive set of age-appropriate, outcome-based guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to the dance students of all ages and skill levels.